NEWS & EVENTS
Landfill Closed Oct 21 & 22

The City Landfill will be closed on Tuesday, October 21 and Wednesday, October 22, as the weigh scale is being relocated.

History of the Main Arena

The Main Arena was constructed in 1931 by Architect Martin. This facility was constructed due to the original skating and curling rink burnt down in 1929. The officially opening of the arena was on Wednesday, December 23, 1931. 

Main Arena Closure

Due to the serious deterioration of Main Arena and concerns for public health and safety, the City of Melfort will be immediately closing the facility for an indefinite period.

 
COUNCIL


  
Melfort City Council

Back Row (l-r):  Councillor Jason Gratton, Councillor Glenn George, Manager Michael Hotsko,
                        Councillor Bob Jung and Councillor Brian Enge.
Front Row (l-r):  Councillor April Phillips, Mayor Rick Lang and Councillor Donna Ponath.

2014 Regular Council Meeting Dates

2014 Board & Committee Appointments

Council Agendas & Minutes 

Historical Council Gallery


Melfort City Council consists of a Mayor and six Councillors, elected for a term of four years. Each member of Council represents the community as a whole and all decisions of Council are by majority vote. Council is responsible for setting City policy, which is implemented and administered by the City Manager.

Agenda items, requests for delegations and correspondence for the regular Council meeting must be received by the City Clerk by 12:00 noon on the Thursday prior to the meeting.  Please note that unless it is deemed confidential by the Clerk, all correspondence and communication received by Council becomes a public document , which is made available to the media.

The function and authority of City Council is defined in The Cities Act, and other applicable legislation, and includes both duties and mandatory obligations, such as setting the annual budget and mill rate; and discretionary powers, such as control over zoning, licensing, building standards and many other city services.

The Corporation of the City of Melfort is divided into three major departments; namely Administration & Finance; Works & Utilities and Community Services.

Council Standing Committees

Legislative & Finance:  Councillor Ponath, Chairman; Councillor Enge, Member  
Community Services:  Councillor Phillips, Chairman; Councillor Gratton, Member  
Works & Utilities:  Councillor George, Chairman; Councillor Jung, Member  
   
The Mayor is an "ex-officio" voting member of each Standing Committee of Council.